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Product Description: The thought of enlisting in the French Foreign Legion held a tantalizing allure for young nineteenth-century American boys in search of adventure. Apart from youthful fantasies few Americans seriously pursued joining the legion. These surprising and extraordinary short stories, written by one young man who did, take us to that time and place...read more
By James Oneill and Charles Royster (introduced by)

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9780807131800 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, October 1, 2006, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The thought of enlisting in the French Foreign Legion held a tantalizing allure for young nineteenth-century American boys in search of adventure.

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A colorful narrative history of colonial America traces the development of the Dismal Swamp Company, which proposed draining and developing a vast region along the Virginia/North Carolina border, and the schemers, scalawags, and dreamers involved in the failed scheme. Reprint. 10,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780679433453 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 1999, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Traces the development of the Dismal Swamp Company

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9780679753056 | Vintage Books, December 1, 2000, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A colorful narrative history of colonial America traces the development of the Dismal Swamp Company, which proposed draining and developing a vast region along the Virginia/North Carolina border, and the schemers, scalawags, and dreamers involved in the failed scheme.

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A chronology of American history from colonial settlement to 1820 emphasizes battles, significant individuals, and milestones during the Revolutionary War. (view table of contents)
By Ian Barnes and Charles Royster (editor)

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9780415922432 | Routledge, October 1, 2000, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: A chronology of American history from colonial settlement to 1820 emphasizes battles, significant individuals, and milestones during the Revolutionary War.

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Discusses the role of the Revolutionary War--with its demands on courage, discipline, and dedication to the cause of freedom--on the shaping of America's national character

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9780807813850 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, February 1, 1980, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Discusses the role of the Revolutionary War--with its demands on courage, discipline, and dedication to the cause of freedom--on the shaping of America's national character

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9780807846063 | Reprint edition (Univ of North Carolina Pr, September 1, 1996), cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Discusses the role of the Revolutionary War--with its demands on courage, discipline, and dedication to the cause of freedom--on the shaping of America's national character

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Essays examine the causes of the Civil War, discussing pivotal events, people, and institutions

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9780195079418 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 11, 1996, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Essays examine the causes of the Civil War, discussing pivotal events, people, and institutions

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Product Description: Soldier, statesman, landowner, historian of the young republic, and member of one of the best Virginian families - Henry Lee endeavoured throughout his life to realise his dream of a free and prosperous America. His career embodied the visionary promises that inspired the American Revolution, as well as the inability of the revolutionary generation to put all its ideals into practice...read more

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9780394513379 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 1, 1981, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Hardcover: 301 pages Publisher: Knopf; 1st edition (March 12, 1981) Language: English ISBN-10: 0394513371 ISBN-13: 978-0394513379 Product Dimensions: 8.

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9780807119105 | Reprint edition (Louisiana State Univ Pr, May 1, 1994), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Soldier, statesman, landowner, historian of the young republic, and member of one of the best Virginian families - Henry Lee endeavoured throughout his life to realise his dream of a free and prosperous America.
9780521270656, titled "Light-horse Harry Lee: And the Legacy of the American Revolution" | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 29, 1982), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Soldier, statesman, landowner, historian of the young republic, and member of one of the best Virginian families - Henry Lee endeavoured throughout his life to realise his dream of a free and prosperous America.

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An examination of the polarized characters and careers of William Tecumseh Sherman and Stonewall Jackson creates a work that is at once a dual biography, military history, and analysis of the American penchant for patriotic bloodshed. Reprint. NYT.

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9780679738787 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, January 1, 1993), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: An examination of the characters and careers of two generals creates a work that is at once a dual biography, military history, and analysis of the American penchant for patriotic bloodshed

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Explores the growing destructiveness of the Civil War, focusing on the careers of Stonewall Jackson and William Tecumseh Sherman

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9780394524856 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 1991, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Explores the growing destructiveness of the Civil War, focusing on the careers of Stonewall Jackson and William Tecumseh Sherman

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Product Description: Memoirs of Generals Grant and Sherman, in a boxed Library of America set.

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9780940450691 | Pop edition (Library of America, October 1, 1990), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Memoirs of Generals Grant and Sherman, in a boxed Library of America set.

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Product Description: In this highly acclaimed book, Charles Royster explores the mental processes and emotional crises that Americans faced in their first national war. He ranges imaginatively outside the traditional techniques of analytical historical exposition to build his portrait of how individuals and a populace at large faced the Revolution and its implications...read more

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9780393951738 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 1981, cover price $14.95 | also contains How to Sketch Plants: Tips and Techniques for Fast, Fun, Freehand Drawing | About this edition: In this highly acclaimed book, Charles Royster explores the mental processes and emotional crises that Americans faced in their first national war.

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